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Starving, Hysterical, Naked: Allen Ginsberg’s Howl

Mon, Feb 6 @ 2:30 pm

It would be hard to find a poem that has changed American culture to the extent that Allen Ginsberg’s great rant of a poem Howl did when it was published in 1956. It tore the cover off the placid media image of America, drawing attention to all those who did not fit into the supposed mainstream of American life. it offered a wild denunciation of the world Ginsberg found himself in as well as a spiritual vision of a more compassionate America.

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Date:
Mon, Feb 6
Time:
2:30 pm
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